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I have a Kenmore Elite dishwasher. It just quit working one

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I have a Kenmore Elite dishwasher. It just quit working one day. The options on the control board light up, but no lights on the"cycle" section or the start button. Do I need a whole new control panel ?
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If the other buttons do not respond when pressed, you need a new touchpad for the unit. This is a very common issue on most Kenmore elite Dishwashers. Just order the touchpad through RepairClinic.com and you just need to remove the inner panel perimeter screws to get the touchpad/console out. It is a pretty straight forward job.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How can I find the model number for this unit? Ask it says is Kenmore elite.....it's there such a thing as an "ultrawash"model. I think the part number is XXXXX the inside of the touch pad assy......8269156. Would this be correct ?

That should be the part number. The model tag is on the inside door frame edge. It should start with 3 numbers then a dot and 7-8 more numbers. all I ask is that you rate my assistance thank you